Birmingham Black International Film Festival

Posted on 24 June 2011

Submissions Open

The Birmingham Black International Film Festival is once again calling for film submissions for this year’s festival due to take place in Birmingham, UK, 24th Oct – 30th Oct 2011.

We are seeking films from European countries (including all former Eastern European countries), Worldwide, and of course UK & Ireland. Submissions are not exclusive to people of colour but must either feature people of colour, address minority issues, be produced by people of colour or involve people of colour who have had a significant role in the film’s production. Chosen submissions will be screened throughout the festival and on festival associated visual platforms. All films selected for the festival will also be entered into the BIF Festival’s competition and winners will be announced at the M ViSA Awards at the ICC, Birmingham on 29th October 2011.

The M ViSA Awards

All selected films for inclusion in the BIF Festival will also be entered into the awards programme for selection for a possible M ViSA nomination. Winners will be honoured at the reputable Music, Video & Screen Awards, (M-Visas) taking place at the prestigious ICC Birmingham on Saturday 29th October 2011.

PLEASE NOTE – Early submissions are encouraged with all entries being submitted to an awards panel. Early Bird entry closes July 30th. The deadline for all submissions is 1st October 2011.

For more information and submission forms please click here.

Birmingham Black International Film Festival